Department of Strategy and Innovation

Assistant professor
Tenure Track adjunct

Room: KIL/14.A-3.66
Paul Hünermund

Paul Hünermund is Assistant Professor at the department of Strategy & Innovation at Copenhagen Business School. He studied economics at the University of Mannheim, HEC Lausanne, and New York University. After completion of his PhD in business economics at KU Leuven in 2017, he spent three years as a tenure-track Assistant Professor at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, before joining CBS in September 2020. Paul's research interests lie in the area of innovation, firm strategy, R&D policy and causal inference. He is part of the editorial board of the Journal of Causal Inference and member of the executive team (responsible for social media) of the Technology and Innovation Management Division (TIM) at the Academy of Management.

Primary research areas

- Innovation Economics and Management
- Firm Strategy
- Science, Technology and Innovation Policy
- Causal Inference
- Data Science and Applied Econometrics


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Yannick Bammens; Paul Hünermund / How Midsize Companies Can Compete in AI
In: Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, 2021, p. 1-6
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Melvyn R. W. Hamstra; Bert Schreurs; I. M. (Jim) Jawahar; L. Maxim Laurijssen; Paul Hünermund / Manager Narcissism and Employee Silence : A Socio‐analytic Theory Perspective.
In: Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 94, No. 1, 3.2021, p. 29-54
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Philipp Böing; Paul Hünermund / A Global Decline in Research Productivity? : Evidence from China and Germany.
Mannheim : ZEW 2020, 8 p. (ZEW Discussion Papers, No. 20-030)
Working paper
Philipp Böing; Paul Hünermund / A Global Decline in Research Productivity? : Evidence from China and Germany.
In: Economics Letters, Vol. 197, 12.2020
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Petra Andries; Paul Hünermund / Firm-level Effects of Staged Investments in Innovation : The Moderating Role of Resource Availability.
In: Research Policy, Vol. 49, No. 7, 9.2020
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Philipp Böing; Paul Hünermund / More R&D, Less Growth? : China’s Decreasing Research Productivity in International Comparison .
Mannheim : ZEW 2020, 4 p. (ZEW policy brief, No. 20-08)
Working paper
Yannick Bammens; Paul Hünermund / Nonfinancial Considerations in Eco-Innovation Decisions : The Role of Family Ownership and Reputation Concerns.
In: Journal of Product Innovation Management, Vol. 37, No. 5, 9.2020, p. 431-453
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Dirk Czarnitzki; Paul Hünermund; Nima Moshgbar / Public Procurement of Innovation : Evidence from a German Legislative Reform.
In: International Journal of Industrial Organization, Vol. 71, 7.2020
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